Services and Programs
Women of all ages come to our Centre to:
The Women's Centre staff will assist with any issue including:
We offer programs regularly but not all programs run at once. If you would like to participate in a specific program that is not currently offered, please let us know! Most of our programs are facilitated with groups but may also be available on an individual level.
Women Moving Forward
This program takes a look at women and the issues they face on a daily basis. The program covers a variety of topics including self‐esteem, communication, goal setting, body image, anger as a positive force, coping with change, and stress management. The program focuses on women supporting women to take control of their life and to start their journey. This program also allows flexibility and a safe space to address issues as they may come up during the program.
Voices: A Program Of Self‐Discovery and Empowerment
Voices is a program for girls in grades 7, 8 and 9 and focuses on exploring their unique traits and strengths, thoughts, feelings and ideas, relationships, self-care, dealing with stress, expressing anger, decision-making, drugs and alcohol, healthy sexuality, supports, and celebrating who they are. We will be offering this program in 8 Junior High Schools throughout the Tri-Counties this fall.
S.T.E.P. Program (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Teens)
This is a program that was developed in response to the special challenges of parenting teenagers in the world today. The program looks at effective communication, discipline, and problem solving. This program will start again once we have enough participants.
Options to Anger
A cognitive behavioral skill based program designed to help understand the physiology of anger, reduce incidences of anger, and increase conflict resolution skills.
Funded by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, with assistance from Runner's Attic, Yarmouth Recreation and the YMCA, this program provides an opportunity for women to get together for morning walks - meet at the Yarmouth centre (12 Cumberland St) at 10am on Mondays and Thursdays.